[ blanch, blahnch ]

  1. a female given name: ultimately from a Germanic word meaning “white.”

Words Nearby Blanche Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Blanche in a sentence

  • Am I suggesting we give Big Dogs carte Blanche to run wild, bedding every pretty young thing who catches their eye?

  • Blanche stood an instant looking into the lighted room and hesitating—flushed a little, smiling, extremely pretty.

    Confidence | Henry James
  • Blanche sat there with her little excited, yet innocent—too innocent—stare; her eyes followed Mrs. Vivian's.

    Confidence | Henry James
  • There was a pause, during which Blanche went through a little mute exhibition of amazement and pleasure.

    Confidence | Henry James
  • Without waiting for the answer to this last question, Blanche threw herself upon Mrs. Vivian.

    Confidence | Henry James
  • At the sound of Blanche's name he jumped up and took his usual tone; he knew all about his wife, and needed no information.

    Confidence | Henry James